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Noun1.colouration - the timbre of a musical sound; "the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music"
timbre, tone, quality, timber - (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound); "the timbre of her soprano was rich and lovely"; "the muffled tones of the broken bell summoned them to meet"
2.colouration - appearance with regard to color; "her healthy coloration"
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
hair coloring - coloring of the hair; "her hair-coloring was unusual: a very pale gold"
pigmentation - coloration of living tissues by pigment
depigmentation - absence or loss of pigmentation (or less than normal pigmentation) in the skin or hair
protective coloration - coloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators
3.colouration - choice and use of colors (as by an artist)
selection, choice, option, pick - the act of choosing or selecting; "your choice of colors was unfortunate"; "you can take your pick"
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The Nordman Fir is our most popular tree and is much more needle-fast with attractive dark colouration," says David Mitchell, plant buyer with the group.
Academic sessions are held in our Cairo academy, where hairdressers from around the country attend theoretical and practical sessions on colouration, hair care products, hair diagnosis and product recommendation for both in-salon treatments and client home routines.
The colouration of the head appeared discoloured giving the highly experienced officers additional cause for alarm.
It allows for regulating the colouration of the apple skin, but also protects the trees from hailstorms, which are a frequent occurrence in some regions.
Classical breeding will concentrate on red/white colouration in poinsettia, apple and rose and aims at resolving fundamental questions of the flavonoid pathway arising after the recent detection of novel flavonoids in poinsettia.
Often focusing on the pattern, colouration and patination of objects, the result of the making process and subsequent traces of usage.
The result is a dynamic, predatory, graphite-grey colouration, complemented by McLaren-dayglo 'Speedmarks' and keylines, reducing the reflection issues caused by our latest chrome-silver treatment.
To the extent that I wonder if having an obsession with looking up things is going to become the sort of evolutionary adaptation that will soon be measurable, rather like the regional variations that have been seen in the last century in the colouration of the peppered moth.
Mr Young added: "Recent evidence suggests colouration may serve a purpose in human mating, as female sexual excitement is associated with reddening of the cheeks, neck and chest.
Shell colouration in extant Nautilus consists of transversal irregular bands on the coiled shell and it is widely accepted that shell colouration functioned as a camouflage (for summary see Stenzel 1964 and Kobluk & Mapes 1989).
If there is any red colouration on the gum around a tooth, it could be that she has toothache and needs dental treatment.
The green colouration is due to the glow from oxygen atoms.